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How Are Insureds Saving Money On Medical Insurance?

By Anne Gambino                                                This prompted an immediate response from the insurance        and surgical benefit, both in and outpatient, emergency
	 There has been a lot of                                      industry which in turn started issuing Limited Benefit        room benefit and even accidental benefits. These plans
discussion lately on the                                       Medical Plans. What exactly are these plans though and        seem to work out extremely well for anyone who is in
unaffordability of medical                                     what do they cover?                                           well health and would not need unlimited amounts of
plans that are offered                                         	 Limited Benefit Medical Plans are not a comprehensive       coverage. Most people that choose this plan cannot afford
through the exchange                                           major medical plan, nor are they intended to replace          traditional medical coverage but still want protection
for those who do not                                           a major medical plan. The plan is intended to provide         and availability to their doctors. They also do not want
qualify for a subsidy. The                                     you, and your covered dependents, with basic insurance        to pay their high deductibles before receiving care for
out-of-pocket expense                                          coverage that is capped at specific amounts for specific      such things as outpatient surgeries, etc. They are worth
for premiums and high                                          services. On most occasions these plans also have no          looking into for some as long as the insured chooses the
deductibles have made                                          deductibles and very small copay out-of-pocket for doctor     proper plan.
some insureds throw up                                         visits. A traditional Limited Benefit Plan would give the     	 If you would like any further information on how these
their hands and walk away                                      insured a certain amount of money towards each doctor         plans can help you, or a free quote, please call the offices
from coverage altogether.                                      visit, wellness visits, diagnostic testing, a daily hospital  of Strategic Insurance at (800) 293-8963, Ext. 2.

Epicuriosity                                                   	 However, we might get an idea about                         carries flavors of red cherry, orange zest and
                                                               the body of a wine based on the depth of                      a crispness that engulfs the palate.
Rosé, Rosé, Rosé                                               the color. In general lighter color wines                     	 To show you the complex world of rosé, I
                                                               are bright and crisp while darker wines                       recommend a vibrant wine from Bekka Valley,
By Glenn Sudnick,                                              tend to have more fruit and body. You can                     Lebanon. The Musar Jeune 2015 made with 85
Sommelier,                                                     expect these wines to have a wide ranget                      percent Cinsault and 15 percent Mourvèdre,                                       of bouquets and flavors such as delicate                      fills the glass with pomegranate, rose petals
(772) 332-4416                                                 white flowers and passionfruit on the nose                    and honeysuckle. On the palate there are
	 Now that summer is                                           with exotic fruits, orange peel and peach                     flavors of mandarin orange, green apples
upon us, this is a great                                       on the palate. These are great selections                     and rosewater. It is impressive; a wine
time to enjoy rosé wines                                       at the dining table when paired with                          you can enjoy as an apéritif with grilled
produced from all areas of                                     seafood, sushi and Thai dishes.                               shrimp marinated with oregano, sweet
the world.                                                     	 Not to be outshined, the rosés                              paprika, fresh garlic, olive oil and served
	 Maybe you will enjoy                                         from Willamette Valley made from                              with a fresh wedge of lime … and yet,
a nice pale-hued, dry rosé                                     the Pinot Noir grape always leave                             I have enjoyed rosé from Italy, South
from Provence, France; the                                     me wanting more. These wines can                              Africa and Australia, Spain, California
birthplace of French wine. Even though white and red wines     be described as electric with aromas                          and New York.
are made here, 75 percent of all wine produced is rosé.        of crenshaw melon, orange peel and                            	 Experience the wonderful rosés from
                                                               cranberries. We can even find bing                            around the world this summer.
                                                               cherry, tangerine and bubblegum in the                        	 It’s the thing to do!
                                                               better quality wines.
                                                               	 But the choices of rosé do not stop there. I recently                                                   Glenn
                                                               enjoyed a wine from Sancerre, France. The producer
                                                               Joseph Mellot truly delivers with this 2016 “Le Rabault”
                                                               Rosé. This wine is refreshing made from Pinot Noir. It

	 These wines are made with at minimum two different
grape varieties such as Cinsault, Grenache, Mouvrèdre,
Syrah and even a little Tibouren. The wines are never
blended between white and red, but are made using the
saignée or bleeding method. The vintner starts by making
a red wine as usual. As the wine begins to take on some
color from the skins the juice is drawn off to create a light
	 The vintner is always challenged as to how long the
skins should stay in contact with the juice to create the
color. So there goes the myth that the darker the rosé the
sweeter the wine; definitely not true.

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